Release Manager

Helsinki, Finland Full-time

RELEX is a fast growing software company developing its own products that help retail companies plan and operate more efficiently. By accurately forecasting consumption of goods, we reduce inventory costs, increase availability and cut waste. To achieve this we use our in-house built terabyte scale in-memory database, which stores tens of billions of rows of data. 


To deliver this solution with the best possible results, we are looking for an experienced Release Manager to lead our Release Management team. In this position you will focus on improving our existing practices, CI/CD systems and other tooling to bring us to the next level in Release Management, Planning and Delivery. 


We’re looking for applicants who have experience in designing and implementing release planning and management practices, together with versioning models and QA practices for complex software releases. In this position, you will work with many different Engineering and Product teams, coordinating work and ensuring successful releases. Practical knowledge from CI and build systems is a requirement.


The ideal applicant has

  • Strong hands-on experience from release planning, engineering processes and practices and different delivery models
  • Practical, hands-on experience from software delivery
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience from Project / Program Management
  • Strong familiarity with versioning tools (Git)
  • Has experience in build tools and CI systems (e.g GitLab)
  • Has a strong interest in software development as a process


Additionally, we value

  • Strong familiarity with Linux
  • Software developer background with languages such as Java, Go and Python


We offer

  • A flexible work environment where teams choose their own tools
  • A chance to have a meaningful impact from your work, in reducing food waste and improving supply chain effectivity on a large scale
  • Plenty of new opportunities in a growing company. You’ll be involved in creating new practices and tooling to meet future challenges.
  • We organize meetups and take part in conferences
  • Remote work is normal for us, but being located in Helsinki is preferrable
  • Mobile phone, broadband and healthcare benefits
  • Plenty of vocational clubs and opportunities: brewing, orienteering, etc


Every day, sub-optimal planning translates to mountains of food waste and excessive storage needs. Join us in combating this challenge. Apply today (we’ve made it fast and easy)!

Apply by sending us your resume and short cover letter via included form. For questions contact Head of Release Management Joonas, by email (

Here at RELEX we work in small teams where everyone’s input is valued. People can move between teams based on required skill set and personal interest. You get as much freedom and responsibilities as you feel comfortable with. We believe in transparency and using common sense; you are free to choose the tools you need to reach our common goals. Here we are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves too seriously. We get excited when facing new challenges where we can put our skills to the test, but make sure to have fun doing it. Now -  if you accept the challenge - we give you the opportunity to experience all this and more.